Where to Watch the SAG Nominations Tomorrow Morning

The Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations will be announced Wednesday morning at 7:00 a.m. PT/10 a.m. ET.

The SAG nominations play a huge part in predicting Oscar nominees and winners. A nomination here shows huge support for a film and performance.

Most of the Academy is made up of actors who also are SAG-AFTRA members. A ensemble nomination shows broad appeal across a wide variety of tastes.

Actors like other actors. They want to award films with strong acting ensembles.

This year is incredibly difficult to predict. There is still no consensus in most of the categories.

The list of possible ensemble nominees are:

The Post
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
The Shape of Water
Lady Bird
Get Out
Dunkirk
Mudbound
I, Tonya
The Disaster Artist
Call Me By Your Name

You can watch the live nominations here on Wednesday morning.

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75th Annual Golden Globe Nominations

Best Motion Picture, Drama
Dunkirk
The Post
The Shape of Water
Call Me by Your Name
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri_

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
The Disaster Artist
Get Out
The Greatest Showman
I, Tonya
Lady Bird

Best Director
Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water
Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk
Ridley Scott, All the Money in the World
Steven Spielberg, The Post

Best Actor, Motion Picture, Drama
Timothée Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name
Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel Esq.
Tom Hanks, The Post
Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Best Actress, Motion Picture, Drama
Jessica Chastain, Molly’s Game
Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Meryl Streep, The Post Michelle Williams, All the Money in the World

Best Actor, Motion Picture, Comedy
Steve Carell, Battle of the Sexes
Ansel Elgort, Baby Driver
James Franco, The Disaster Artist
Hugh Jackman, The Greatest Showman
Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out

Best Actress, Motion Picture, Comedy
Judi Dench, Victoria & Abdul
Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
Emma Stone, Battle of the Sexes
Helen Mirren, The Leisure Seeker

Best Supporting Actor, Motion Picture
Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
Armie Hammer, Call Me by Your Name
Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World

Best Supporting Actress, Motion Picture
Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
Hong Chau, Downsizing
Allison Janney, I, Tonya
Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water

Best Screenplay
The Shape of Water
Lady Bird
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
The Post
Molly’s game

Best Original Song
“Home,” Ferdinand “Mighty River,” Mudboumd
“Remember Me,” Coco
“The Star,” The Star
“This Is Me,“ The Greatest Showman

Best Original Score
Carter Burwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Alexander Desplat, The Shape of Water
Johnny Greenwood, Phantom Thread
John Williams, The Post
Hans Zimmer, Dunkirk

Best Animated Feature
Boss Baby
The Breadwinner
Coco
Ferdinand
Loving Vincent

Best Foreign Language Film
A Fantastic Woman
First They Killed My Father
In the Fade
Loveless
The Square

New York Online Film Critics Awards Winners

From their website: The New York Film Critics Online, is an organization composed of 38 top online film critics in New York City. It has a rich mix of reviewers who have carved out original, innovative spaces on the internet for critical illumination. The group meets once a year, in December, and votes its film awards for that year.

The NYOFC announced theirs winners today for the best of 2017. The Florida Project and Mudbound tied for Best Picture. Mudbound has not been getting the attention is deserves. Many still won’t support a Netflix film, but must not forget that the best films of the should be rewarded no matter the delivery system.

They may have the most outdated logo on the internet, but here are their choices for the best of 2017.

PICTURE: The Florida Project/Mudbound (tie)

DIRECTOR: Dee Rees for Mudbound

SCREENPLAY: Jordan Peele for Get Out

ACTRESS: Margot Robbie for I, Tonya

ACTOR: Gary Oldman for Darkest Hour

SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Allison janney for I, Tonya

SUPPORTING ACTOR: Willem Dafoe for The Florida Project

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Dan Laustsen for The Shape of Water

FOREIGN LANGUAGE PICTURE: In the Fade

DOCUMENTARY: Bombshell: the Hedy Lamarr Story

ANIMATED FEATURE: Coco

ENSEMBLE: Mudbound

DEBUT AS DIRECTOR: Jordan Peele for Get Out

USE OF MUSIC: Steven Price (music) & Kristen Lane (supervisor) for Baby Driver

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMER: Timothee Chalamet for Call Me By Your Name

Top Ten (Alphabetical)
Call Me By Your Name
Dunkirk
The Florida Project
Get Out
I, Tonya
Lady Bird
Mudbound
Phantom Thread
The Post
The Shape of Water

Where to Watch the Golden Globe Nominations Live

The nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards will be announced on Monday, December 11th at 5:15 a.m. PT/8:15 a.m. ET.

Alfre Woodard, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Bell, and Sharon Stone will announce the nominees at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

You can watch the major nominations announced live on the Today show on NBC.

You can stream the full nomination announcements at these locations:

Golden Globes Website

Facebook Live

The awards ceremony will take plave Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 on NBC. Seth Meyers will host.

2017 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Winners

The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association announced their award winners on Saturday. The WAFCS consists 52 DC, Virgina and Maryland based film critics from television, radio, print and the Internet.

Gary Oldman gets his first critics award of the season. Get Out wins Best Film?

Full list of winners:

Best Film:
Get Out

Best Director:
Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk)

Best Actor:
Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour)

Best Actress:
Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)

Best Supporting Actor:
Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)

Best Supporting Actress:
Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird)

Best Acting Ensemble:
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Youth Performance:
Brooklynn Prince (The Florida Project)

Best Voice Performance:
Anthony Gonzalez (Coco)

Best Motion Capture Performance:
Andy Serkis (War for the Planet of the Apes)

Best Original Screenplay:
Jordan Peele (Get Out)

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Virgil Williams and Dee Rees (Mudbound)

Best Animated Feature:
Coco

Best Documentary:
Jane

Best Foreign Language Film:
BPM (Beats Per Minute)

Best Production Design:
Production Designer: Dennis Gassner;
Set Decorator: Alessandra Querzola (Blade Runner 2049)

Best Cinematography:
Roger A. Deakins, ASC, BSC (Blade Runner 2049)

Best Editing:
Paul Machliss, ACE; Jonathan Amos, ACE (Baby Driver)

Best Original Score:
Hans Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch (Blade Runner 2049)

The Joe Barber Award for Best Portrayal of Washington, DC:
The Post

Best Documentary Feature Shortlist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed the list for the Documentary Feature Oscar to 15. They will narrow it down to 5 nominees when the Oscar nominations are announced on January 23rd.

Full list of the 15 contenders for Best Documentary Feature:

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
Chasing Coral
City of Ghosts
Ex Libris – The New York Public Library
Faces Places
Human Flow
Icarus
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
Jane
LA 92
Last Men in Aleppo
Long Strange Trip
One of Us
Strong Island
Unrest

AFI Names Their Top 10 Films of 2017

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The American Film Institute announced its annual list of the Top 10 American-made movies of the year. All of the films on the list have been in the Oscar conversation one way or another.

 

The AFI has a strong track record at showing us what the Best Picture line-up at the Oscars might look like. Since 2009, the AFI has chosen 58 of the 65 nominees. That’s 90%!

This puts Wonder Woman officially on the list of possible Best Picture nominees.

The AFI Top 10 List:

Get Out
Call Be By Your Name
The Post
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
The Shape of Water
Lady Bird
The Florida Project
Dunkirk
The Big Sick
Wonder Woman